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Are you making these pet food storage mistakes?

Whether your purpose is for organizing or aesthetics, there’s a container for everything. Lost are the days where our cereal risked getting stale in its original box or we found dreaded ants in our unsealed bag of sugar. There’s even a store whose primary focus is containers! With so many options at our disposal, it’s no surprise that you might seek out a “better” option for storing your pets’ food. We’re all familiar with the pitter-patter of paws on the floor

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​Staying cool … some quick tips to keep your dog comfortable!

Portions of this article originally appeared on NexPet. It’s a warm one out there! Here are some ideas to keep your dog comfortable in these summer months: Stay indoors with the AC… always an option. Wait til cooler parts of the day to walk your dog. Take water with you on your walk, for both of you. After a walk, a bowl of ice cubes will help your dog cool off without gulping water. Reflective mesh tarps deflect heat and create a breezy,

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5 Ways to Find the Perfect Veterinarian

All pets need to be seen by a veterinarian at least once a year for their check-up and vaccines. While it can be tempting to choose the vet’s office that is closest to your home or offers the cheapest prices, it’s important to take time to select the right vet for your pets. Like the family doctor, this is a crucial relationship that will help your pet live a long and healthy life. Make sure the vet is knowledgeable about your

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Diets Rich in Moisture are Better for Florida Pets

We are always happy to answer questions and point you in the right direction for your particular pet. Nowadays, the variety of dog and cat food available makes the decision feel daunting, but it’s not as complicated as it seems. Many pet owners are opting to feed their pets a variety of foods to maintain a balanced diet that is closer to nature’s intention. When choosing the types of foods you want to feed your pets (dry, wet, freeze dried, raw…)

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Safe Spring Cleaning with Pets Around

Get out the vinegar and buckets: it’s April and the time for spring cleaning is here! While necessary to maintain a home, that rejuvenating feeling of a thorough deep clean can inadvertently create a potential hazard to our furry family members. The ingredients that make disinfectants effective make them toxic to pets. With this in mind, there are measures you can take to help keep your pets safer while sprucing: Storing Cleaning Products Safely Pets are curious (and let’s face it –

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Enjoy Easter with your pets – safely!

Easter is one of the most exciting holidays for pet and human parents. The opening of the baskets! The visiting of the bunny! The egg hunt! New toys! We hope you have a fun and meaningful holiday this April 17th. We will be closed to allow our staff to enjoy the holiday with their friends and family. We wanted to remind our beloved community to take steps to keep their pets safe from the following hoppin’ holiday hazards: Easter baskets Children’s Easter baskets

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Does your pet have allergies?

Here’s what you can do to help It’s that time of year again: the spring breakers are here, and so is the oak pollen. It’s not your imagination; your pet may be showing signs of an allergy, too. Scratching is one of the most common signs that your furry friend may be experiencing allergies. Itching can be a sign of other problems, though; so it’s important to get a diagnosis from a veterinarian. If your pet, indeed, is found to have

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Love is in the air (good thing it’s National Spay and Neuter Month!)

February is the Humane Society’s National Spay and Neuter Month. The purpose of this awareness event is to encourage people to have their pets sterilized before the spring and summer months, when there is a widespread overproduction of puppies, kittens, bunnies, and more. Many animal shelters experience an unmanageable increase in animal intake. Sadly, an estimated 4 to 6 million animals are euthanized annually, as the ever-growing pet population is just too much for the number of available homes. Spaying and neutering is the best way to

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Why everyone needs regular grooming

Showering, brushing teeth, fixing our hair, applying deodorant, laundering clothes… most of us would not go weeks or even days without basic hygiene like bathing or cleaning our teeth. We all need regular “grooming,” and so do our pets! If you can’t remember how long it’s been since your pet got a bath or was brushed, that’s a sign that it’s been too long. Whether you get your pet groomed professionally or do it yourself at home, grooming keeps your

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